(of a drug) quickly effective, but requiring regularly repeated doses for long-term treatment, being rapidly absorbed, distributed in the body, and excreted Compare intermediate-acting, long-acting
- Short adductor muscle
short adductor muscle n. A muscle with origin in the superior ramus of the pubis, with insertion to the linea aspera, with nerve supply from the obturator nerve, and whose action adducts the thigh.
noun 1. a deficiency in quantity: a shortage of cash. 2. the amount of such deficiency. noun 1. a deficiency or lack in the amount needed, expected, or due; deficit shortage definition A condition that exists when demand exceeds supply because of a lack of equilibrium in a market. If a price is artificially low, […]
adjective pertaining to a blow from an arm partly recoiled or generating from the elbow
- Short bill
noun 1. a bill of exchange that is payable at sight, on demand, or within less than ten days